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I am often asked what types of activities can be enjoyed with your Flat Coat.
Flat Coated Retrievers are first and foremost a hunting breed. They are one of
the few sporting dog breeds that have not split into 'field type' and 'show type'.
Breeders continually strive to keep this dual-purpose intact in our breed.

That said, the Flat Coated Retriever can and does enjoy a myriad of activities!
That pup you get for 'strictly a companion dog' may wind up leading you into
all sorts of events and activities! It is a great way to give your dog 'a job to do',
meet people, and get involved !

Some of the more common events Flat Coats and their owners partake in are
listed below-and it is by no means an all-inclusive list!

If you are interested in any of these activities, please contact your breeder,
your regional FlatCoated Retriever Club (check under our links page), your
local kennel club, or local dog training organization for more information.

You can also follow the links below to National organizations for each activity.

Dog Registries:

American Kennel Club (AKC)
United Kennel Club (UKC)
Canadian Kennel Club (CKC)

All of the organizations to the right
offer events and titles in obedience, tracking,
agility, hunting, tracking, and conformation.

Hunt Tests
AKC
UKC

Field Trials
AKC
Agility
AKC
UKC
Obedience
AKC
CKC
UKC
Rally Obedience
AKC
Tracking
AKC

Conformation
AKC
CKC
UKC
Canine Good Citizen
AKC
CKC

Junior Handling
AKC
CKC
UKC